[Kmymoney-devel] Question on message from consistency check
ostroffjh at sbcglobal.net
Thu Dec 4 22:53:23 UTC 2014
On 2014.12.04 17:43, Cristian Oneț wrote:
> 2014-12-05 0:35 GMT+02:00 Jack <ostroffjh at sbcglobal.net>:
>> Recently, I've been getting an odd message as part of the
>> consistency check when saving the file after downloading new
>> investment transactions. The message is "* shares set to value in
>> split of transaction 'T000000000000009194'" (and I may or may not
>> have enough zero's.) I assume this is related to transactions
>> downloaded as Dividend, some of which I have changed to Reinvest
>> Dividend before saving. In any case, without doing anything more
>> about this, the message is not repeated on the next save.
>> My problem is the the T000... transaction number is not surfaced to
>> the user any other place in the application. Might it make more
>> sense to give the account, date, and type of transaction, so the
>> user could actually find it? Should I just file a wishlist for this?
> From what I can see a lot of consistency messages contain the
> transaction id.
Perhaps I've just been lucky enough not to have had those
inconsistencies. :-) I still wonder what the average user would be
expected to do with that information? I realize it would not be
trivial to give better information - since every transaction may show
up in one or more accounts depending on the number of splits. Does the
transaction contain which account was the one used when the transaction
>> On a related note, I was thinking about filing a wishlist item to be
>> able to surface the inner ids of accounts, transactions, splits,
>> .... somewhere in the GUI, or perhaps as a special type of report.
>> I suppose the only time I really need or want these is when
>> troubleshooting problems, in which case, I have probably unzipped a
>> copy of the KMY file, but it's not necessarily easy to find what I'm
>> looking for, so having the mapping would make it easier.
> > Has anyone else ever run into this and thought of any other
> I recall hearing another request like this. If somebody comes up with
> a nice way to expose these ids in the application I'm wouldn't be
> against it.
I'll start thinking about how it might look.
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